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Sebastian Brameshuber

Sebastian Brameshuber studied scenography at the Vienna University of Applied Arts and contemporary arts at the art and audiovisual research center┬áLe Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains in France. His work has been presented at renowned film and media art festivals such as the Berlinale, Viennale, FID Marseille, BAFICI, Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Sarajevo Film Festival, EMAF Osnabrueck, Impakt Utrecht, Media Art Friesland, etc. He currently lives and works in Vienna.

Preserving Cultural Traditions in a Period of Instability

Preserving Cultural Traditions in a Period of Instability | Sebastian Brameshuber and Thomas Draschan | Austria 2004 | SD | 3 min

In a voice-over Stan Brakhage articulates his resentments about the use of computers for art production and in general. This commentary is contrasted by video imagery turning more and more abstract until it bursts into a sea of square pixels. The video is an ironic illustration of Brakhage’s views as these “defunct” images reveal a kind of beauty of their own.

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